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There’s a chance North Texas could see its first dose of triple-digit heat this year. According to the CBS 11 Storm Team, a summertime high pressure ridge will build over the Metroplex this week, bringing highs up to 100-degrees.
The deadly tornado that struck near Oklahoma City late last week had a record-breaking width of 2.6 miles and was the second top-of-the-scale EF5 twister to hit the area in less than two weeks.
Oklahoma continues to get hit by storms producing tornadoes. A tornado touched down in Oklahoma City’s western suburbs, then barreled toward the state’s largest city as cameras broadcast the approach on television.
Many of the North Texas tornado victims in the cities of Cleburne and Granbury had their homes and belongings destroyed by the twisters that touched down earlier this month. Now, as communities try to rebuild, resources are growing thin.
Severe Storm chasers Brandon Ivey and Sean Casey used their specialized tornado intercept vehicle to film video from inside a Kansas tornado.
MOORE, Okla. (AP) — The Civil Air Patrol normally aids in searches for lost and missing planes, but given Oklahoma’s unpredictable weather, the local agency is often pressed into disaster response. After the two tornadoes […]
Right now, the number stands at $250 million. According to the Insurance Council of Texas, that is the amount of insured damage caused by the multiple tornadoes that moved across North Texas on the May 15.
The City of Fort Worth was flooded with calls during recent bad weather asking if there is a public shelter during storms. The answer is no. There is no official public shelter. But there are plenty of public places to find safety if you’re caught out in a storm. The problem is, most people think the same as way as Paul Crockett, who works in downtown Fort Worth.
Today officials in Oklahoma are estimating the deadly tornado that tore through the city of Moore damaged or destroyed as many as 13,000 homes. As it stands, the Oklahoma Insurance Department is estimating damage somewhere between $1.5 and $2 billion.
President Barack Obama will travel to tornado-ravaged Moore, Oklahoma, on Sunday. White House spokesman Jay Carney says the president will view the tornado damage first-hand and meet with victims and first responders.
As the day goes on CBS 11 News crews in Oklahoma have seen and heard stories of heartbreak and hope.